Twenty-eight (28) Decorative Arts related book, mostly Asian. Includes vols. 3, 5, and 7 from JAPAN: ITS HISTORY ARTS AND LITERATURE – ORIENTAL SERIES by Captain F. Brinkley, published by the J.B Millet Company, Boston and Toronto, 1902 with half leather bindings and marbled boards (chips and shelf wear). Other Japanese related books include: Japanese Art and Design (Victoria & Albert Museum), Birds, Beasts, Blossoms and Bugs (Abrahms), Japanese Costume and the Makers of It's Elegant Tradition (Tuttle), Masterworks of Japanese Art (Tuttle), National Museum Tokyo (Simon & Schuster), Famous Ceramics of Japan I: Nabeshima (Motosuke Imaizumi), The Sixty-Nine Stations of the Kisokaido (George Braziller). Chinese related books include: A Connoisseur's Guide to Chinese Ceramics (Harper & Row), The Decorative Arts of The China Trade (Carl L. Crossman), Chinese Art II, The Elegant Brush: Chinese Painting Under the Qianlong Emperor, 1753-1795 (Phoenix Art Museum), The Art of Oriental Embroidery (Chong), Treasures of the Forbidden City (Zhu Jiajin), The Art of Oriental Embroidery (Chong), Chinese Export Porcelain (Herbert & Schiffer), Chinese Porcelain (Anthony du Boulay), A History of Chinese Art (Harrap), Chinese Household Furniture (Dover), Oriental Lacquer (Paul Hamlyn), Topkapi Museum (Kemal Cig). Lot also includes 2 Sotheby's Sales Catalogs (1987 & 2008) and a Metropolitan Museum 2015 Art Bulletin catalog. Two non-Asian related books include: 15th to 18th Century European Painting in the Robert Lehman Collection (The Metropolitan Museum of Art) and Lautrec by Lautrec (Huisman & Dortu). Books range in size from 6 1/2" H x 4 3/4" W x 2/8" D to 13" H x 11 1/2" W x 1 5/8" D. CONDITION: All books overall good condition with general wear commensurate with age and use.
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